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social service director

Company: Pennypack Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Pennypack Nursing & Rehabilitation is searching for an experienced Social Worker to join the team!Long term care experience with the geriatric population is required for this position.Specific Requirements

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decision when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, resident, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Knowledge of elderly ill and/or disabled.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
  • Basic understanding of following step-by-step procedures.
  • Follows and understands written and oral directions.
  • Knowledge of equipment used in long-term care (e.g., lifts, wheelchairs, Geri chairs, and scales).
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.Education & Qualifications
    • Must possess at a minimum a bachelor's degree from accredited school in Social Work or related field.
    • A physical examination and/or evidence from a physician indicating freedom of communicable disease to be available upon employment.
    • Must be in good physical and mental health.
    • Must be knowledgeable of social services practices, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines governing long-term care
    • Ability to work independently or part of a group.
    • Effectively communicate with others.The Company:
      • We are a 54-bed facility offering long term care and short-term stay
      • We provide exemplary customer service and top-quality care to our residents
      • We are committed to team-oriented outcomes and quality care
      • We value our employees by offering opportunities for career advancementThe benefits:
        • Health & Dental Insurance
        • Paid time off (PTO)
        • 401K
        • Continuous professional and clinical training
        • Awards and recognition programs

Keywords: Pennypack Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Philadelphia , social service director, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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